Mortgage Stats and Info for Nova Scotia, Canada

Busy Months

This graph below represents the volumes of Web applications received by Super Brokers in each month for all years combined. The busiest month for mortgages from Nova Scotia happens to occur in April with 9.5% of applications, while our slowest is December with 4.8%.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%3%6%9%12%
Busy Months for Mortgages in Nova Scotia
April9.5%
August9.5%
January9.3%
May9.3%
February9.2%
March9.1%
July9.0%
June8.4%
October7.7%
September7.6%
November6.7%
December4.8%

Busy Days

The information listed below plots the busy days for mortgage applications that were received by Super Brokers' web site. Each day represents a combined total of all occurrences of that day in the past 5 years. In Nova Scotia the busiest day, having more than 18.0% of all submissions, is Monday. In comparison, Saturday is the slowest day with only 9.4% of all inquiries.

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0%5%10%15%20%
Busy Days for Mortgages in Nova Scotia
Monday18.0%
Tuesday16.9%
Wednesday15.9%
Thursday14.9%
Sunday12.7%
Friday12.3%
Saturday9.4%

Peak Hours

In Nova Scotia, inquiries are received 24 hours a day on the Super Brokers web site. The graph shown below indicates the busy hours in the day. 42.4% of all mortgages are received in the morning, while 57.6% arrive in the afternoon.

0%3%6%9%12%Midnight6 AMNoon6 PM
Peak Hours for Mortgages in Nova Scotia
Midnight - 1 AM2.1%
1 AM - 2 AM1.2%
2 AM - 3 AM0.9%
3 AM - 4 AM0.3%
4 AM - 5 AM0.3%
5 AM - 6 AM0.2%
6 AM - 7 AM0.9%
7 AM - 8 AM1.1%
8 AM - 9 AM2.7%
9 AM - 10 AM3.9%
10 AM - 11 AM5.5%
11 AM - Noon6.5%
Noon - 1 PM6.5%
1 PM - 2 PM7.1%
2 PM - 3 PM7.2%
3 PM - 4 PM7.0%
4 PM - 5 PM6.7%
5 PM - 6 PM5.0%
6 PM - 7 PM5.2%
7 PM - 8 PM5.9%
8 PM - 9 PM8.6%
9 PM - 10 PM7.5%
10 PM - 11 PM4.5%
11 PM - Midnight3.2%

Busy Seasons

The pie chart displayed below lists the busy seasons for Internet mortgage application submissions received by Super Brokers. The busiest season for mortgage applications located in Nova Scotia occurs in Spring with 27.8% of applications, while our slow season is Autumn with 22.0%.

23.3%27.8%26.8%22.0%
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
Busy Seasons for Mortgages in Nova Scotia
Winter23.3%
Spring27.8%
Summer26.8%
Autumn22.0%

Top Cities

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Average
Rank#City/Town% of InquiriesAgeIncomeCo-IncomeLoan
1Halifax, NS0.445%36$52.4K$35.3K$155K
2Dartmouth, NS0.322%38$59.3K$33.1K$134K
3Sydney, NS0.208%37$49.2K$27.3K$91.4K
4Truro, NS0.162%37$45.5K$27.2K$111K
5Amherst, NS0.113%39$38.8K$29.4K$104K
6Lower Sackville, NS0.111%36$44.3K$28.3K$143K
7Yarmouth, NS0.103%38$42.5K$22.7K$86.1K
8Glace Bay, NS0.068%39$50.7K$26.1K$91.4K
9Kentville, NS0.057%39$38.1K$19.6K$138K
10Bridgewater, NS0.054%34$50.3K$36.4K$135K
11New Glasgow, NS0.052%39$42.5K$22.7K$92.1K
12Pictou, NS0.051%38$37K$30.6K$76.3K
13Bedford, NS0.049%36$134K$40.5K$169K
14Wolfville, NS0.048%43$61.3K$46.1K$219K
15North Sydney, NS0.048%36$40.6K$38K$101K
16Liverpool, NS0.046%38$38.9K$15.8K$95.5K
17Antigonish, NS0.044%34$42.2K$21.2K$83.2K
18Eastern Passage, NS0.035%33$43.9K$35.1K$96.6K
19New Minas, NS0.033%36$42.1K$17K$139K
20New Waterford, NS0.033%35$39.9K$24.4K$79.7K
21Sydney Mines, NS0.030%36$82.3K$25K$109K
22Timberlea, NS0.027%39$45.1K$34.6K$158K
23Centreville, NS0.027%38$38K$30.6K$108K
24Windsor, NS0.025%36$33.1K$60.3K$130K
25Kingston, NS0.024%36$42.1K$16.5K$99.1K

Age Ranges for Mortgage Applicants

In Nova Scotia, the median age for when home-buyers inquire about a mortgage is 36. The youngest to apply for a mortgage with SuperBrokers was 19 and the most aged was 100 years old.

Nova Scotia0255075100Min Age: 19Median Age: 36Maximum Age: 100

Marital Status for Mortgage Applicants

When mortgage applicants in Nova Scotia fill out a online application on our website, they enter a marital status, and the most common status' they report are Married with 43.9%, Single with 27.4%, Common Law with 19.1%, Divorced with 4.1%, Separated with 4.1%, and Widowed with 1.5%.

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Mortgage Types

Of the applications in Nova Scotia, the 5 most common types are Qualification with 21.3%, First-time Buyer with 16.9%, Purchase with 16.6%, No Money Down with 15.4%, and Refinance with 14.9%.

  • Qualification
  • First-time Buyer
  • Purchase
  • No Money Down
  • Refinance
  • Other
Mortgage Inquiry Types for Mortgages in Nova Scotia
Qualification21.3%
First-time Buyer16.9%
Purchase16.6%
No Money Down15.4%
Refinance14.9%
Other14.8%

Current Living Arrangement

When asked on an online mortgage application if they rent or own and where they live, the people of Nova Scotia commonly report: Rent with 48.7%, Own with 38.4%, and Live with parents with 5.7%.

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